Marlon Brando and Marilyn Monroe were in a relationship for 7 years before Marilyn Monroe died aged 36.
American Actor Marlon Brando passed away on 1st Jul 2004 Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 80. Born Marlon Brando Jr. on 3rd April, 1924 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA and educated at Shattuck Military Academy, Faribault, Minnesota, USA (dropped out), Marlon Brando is most remembered for his roles as Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire, his Academy Award-winning performance as Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront and his Academy Award-winning performance as Vito Corleone in The Godfather in a career that spanned 1944-2001 and 1944–2004 and 1940–2004. His zodiac sign is Aries.
American Actress Marilyn Monroe passed away on 5th Aug 1962 Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 36. Born Norma Jeane Mortenson on 1st June, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, USA and educated at Van Nuys High School, Van Nuys, CA (attended one year, 1941), Marilyn Monroe is most remembered for Niagara, Some Like It Hot, Something's Got To Give in a career that spanned 1945–62 and 1945–1962. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.
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Marilyn Monroe, 85-years-old today, and Marlon Brando had a decade-long affair that was mostly secret to the public until more recently.
Brando wrote in his autobiography Songs My Mother Taught Me that he met Monroe at a party for The Actors’ Studio in the 1950s while she was playing piano, unnoticed by anybody else there.
”We had an affair and saw each other intermittently for years,” wrote Brando. “Once she called and invited me to come over for dinner. I already had plans but promised to call the following week. She said fine. Two or three days later, she was dead. I’m pretty good with people’s moods, and with Marilyn I didn’t sense any depression or clue of impending self-destruction during her call.”
The actor claimed he always thought Monroe was murdered and did not commit suicide – likely for information pertaining to her affairs with President John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy and their connections to Mafia, the CIA and the FBI.
They always remained friends.
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